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UPDATE: Oshkosh escaped inmate taken into custody in Appleton

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THURSDAY 12/1919 12:21 p.m.

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) — Oshkosh Police say an escaped inmate has been located and taken into custody by the Appleton Police Department.

On Tuesday, Oshkosh Police were notified that 40-year-old Ryan Jurgens had escaped from the Drug Abuse Correctional Center.

Police announced Wednesday that they were looking to make contact with a woman who may have information about Jurgens.

Officials say they are no longer looking to make contact with that woman.

Oshkosh PD looking to make contact with woman, may be connected to escaped inmate

WEDNESDAY 12/18/19 11:21 a.m.

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) — Oshkosh Police say they are looking to make contact with a woman who may be connected with their search for an escaped inmate.

In a Wednesday morning Facebook post, Oshkosh Police say they are trying to make contact with Jessica Day, pictured above.

Oshkosh Police continue to search for 40-year-old Ryan Jurgens who escaped Tuesday morning from the Drug Abuse Correctional Center.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Day is asked to contact Detective Wilson at 920-236-5700.

Oshkosh Police searching for escaped inmate

TUESDAY 12/17/19 12:34 p.m.

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) – The Oshkosh Police Department is currently investigating an escaped inmate from the Drug Abuse Correctional Center.

According to police, at 10:46 a.m. Tuesday the Oshkosh Police Department was informed that 40-year-old Ryan K Jurgens escaped from custody about 10 minutes prior.

Jurgens was last seen in a maroon trailblazer with the license plate AGY-5702 (pictures below).

Officers describe Jurgens as a white male, 6’2” 210 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing green pants and a gray sweatshirt. Jurgens was incarcerated for a drug-related offense, violating court orders and retail theft.

The Oshkosh Police Department is working with the Drug Abuse Correctional Center to locate Jurgens. If anybody has any information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Oshkosh Police Department at 920-236-5700.

If you have information about this incident, but wish to remain anonymous, please contact the Winnebago County Crime Stoppers at (920) 231-8477; or add the free P3 App to your Apple or Android phone and add a tip; or go to to submit a text tip. If your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

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